Big Data

  • Anderson, Chris (2008). “The End of Theory: Will the Data Deluge Make the Scientific Method Obsolete?” Wired, June 2008.
  • Anderson, Janna & Rainie, Lee (2012). „The Future of Big Data”. Pew Internet & American Life Project, July.
  • Cukier, Kenneth & Mayer-Schonberger, Viktor (2013). Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think. Eemon Dolan.
  • Morozov, Evgeny (2013). To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism. New York: Public Affairs.


  • Benkler, Yochai (2006). The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom. New Haven [Conn.]: Yale University.
  • Benkler, Yochai (2011). The Penguin and the Leviathan. New York: Crown Business.
  • Gladwell, Malcolm (2000). The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. Boston:  Little, Brown.
  • Hippel, Eric von. (2005). Democratizing Innovation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Marwick, Alice & boyd, danah (2011). “To Be and Be Seen: Celebrity Practice on Twitter” Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies 17(2): 139-158.
  • Nahon, Karine &  Hemsley, Jeff (2013). Going Viral. Cambridge: Polity.
  • Rogers, Everett M. (1962). The Diffusion of Innovations. New York: Free Press.
  • Sunstein, Cass R. (2006). Infotopia: How many minds produce knowledge. Oxford University Press, New York.
  • White, Harrison C. (2008). Identity and Control: How Social Formations Emerge. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Digitális benszülöttek, generációk

  • Boyd, Danah (2014). It’s complicated: The Social Life of Networked Teens. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Palfrey, John & Gasser, Urs (2008). Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives. Basic Books.
  • Teixeira, Ruy (2009). Public Opinion Snapshot: Millennials are a Progressive Generation . Center for American Progress Blog. May 10, 2009.


  • Bell, Daniel (1973). The Coming of Postindustrial Society. New York: Basic Books.
  • Castells, Manuel (2004). The Rise of the Network Society. 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Gleick, James (2012). The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood. New York: Vintage.
  • Lupton, Deborah (2013). Digital Sociology. London and New York: Routledge.
  • May, Christopher (2002). Key Thinkers for the Information Society. New York: Routledge.
  • Monge, Peter R., & Contractor, Noshir S. (2003). Theories of communication networks. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Webster, Frank (2002). Theories of the Information Society. Routledge, 2nd ed. New York: Routledge.

Emlékezet, történelem

  • Ayers, Edward L. (1999). “The Pasts and Futures of Digital History,” Virginia Center for Digital History
  • Cohen, Daniel J. & Rosenzweig, Roy (2005).Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, And Presenting the Past on the Web. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Hansen, Joanne (2009). Save As– Digital Memories. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Mayer-Schönberger, Viktor (2011). Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age. Princeton University Press.
  • Michela Ferron, Michela & Massa, Paolo (2014). „Beyond the encyclopedia: Collective memories in Wikipedia.” Memory Studies January 2014 7: 22-45.
  • Neiger, Mordechai (2011). On Media Memory: Collective Memory in a New Media Age. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Taylor, Diana (2010). Save as… Knowledge and Transmission in the Age of Digital Technologies. Convergence Zones: Public Cultures and Translocal Practices.
  • van den Hoven, Elise (2014). „A future-proof past: Designing for remembering experiences.” Memory Studies, July 2014; vol. 7, 3: pp. 370-384.
  • van Dijck, Jose (2007). “Pictures of Life, Living Pictures” pp. 98-121 In Mediated Memories in the Digital Age. Stanford University Press.
  • van Dijck, José (2011). „Flickr and the culture of connectivity: Sharing views, experiences, memories.” Memory Studies, October 2011; vol. 4, 4: pp. 401-415.


  • Anderson, Chris (2006). The long tail: Why the future of business is selling less of more. New York: Hyperion.
  • Brynjolfsson, Erik & B. Kahin (2000). Understanding the Digital Economy. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Castells, Manuel (2001). The Internet Galaxy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Castells, Manuel, Caraca, Joao, & Cardoso, Gustavo (eds) (2012). Aftermath. The Cultures of the Economic Crisis, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Cowen, Tyler (2013). Average is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation. New York: Dutton.
  • Himanen, Pekka (2001). The Hacker Ethic and the Business Environment. New York: Random House.
  • Levy, Frank & Murnane, Richard (2004). The New Division of Labor: How Computers are Creating the Next Job Market. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Tapscott, Don & Williams, Anthony D. (2006). Wikinomics. London: Portfolio/Penguin.


  • Bollmer, Grant David (2013). “Millions Now Living will Never Die: Cultural Anxieties About the Afterlife of Information.” The Information Society 29(3): 142-151.
  • Brubaker, Jed R., Gillian R. Hayes, &  Dourish, Paul (2013). “Beyond the Grave: Facebook as a Site for the Expansion of Death and Mourning.” The Information Society 29(3): 152-163.


  • Albert-László Barabási (2003). Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means, London – Cambridge: Plume.
  • Lee Rainie, Lee & Wellman, Barry (2012). Networked: The New Social Operating System. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Watts, Duncan J. (1999). Small Worlds: The Dynamics of Networks Between Order and Randomness. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Internet és tér

  • Abrahamson, Mark (2004). Global Cities. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Castells, Manuel (2003). “Space of Flows, Space of Places: Materials for a Theory of Urbanism in the Information Age.” In Stephen Graham (editor), The Cybercities Reader. London: Routledge. Pp. 82-93.
  • DiMaggio, Paul, Hargittai, Eszter, Neuman, W. Russell & Robinson, John P. (2001). “Social Implications of the Internet.” Annual Review of Sociology 27:307-336.
  • Graham, Stephen (ed.) (2003). The Cybercities Reader. London: Routledge.
  • Hall, Peter & Pain, Kathy (2006). The Polycentric Metropolis. London: Earthscan.
  • McKenna, Katelyn & Bargh, John A.  (2000). “Plan 9 From Cyberspace: The Implications of the Internet for Personality and Social Psychology.” Personality and Social Psychology Review 4.
  • Zook, Matthew (2005). The Geography of the Internet Industry. Oxford: Blackwell.

Kollektív cselekvés, társadalmi mozgalmak

  • Carty, Victoria (2011). Wired and mobilizing: Social movements, new technology, and electoral politics. New York: Routledge.
  • Castells, Manuel (2007). „Communication, power and counter-power in the network society.” International Journal of Communication 1(1):238–266.
  • Castells, Manuel (2012). Networks of Ourage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
  • Gladwell, Malcolm (2010). Small change: Why the revolution will not be tweeted. The New Yorker. http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/10/04/101004fa_fact_gladwell
  • Morozov, Evgeny (2011). The Net Dellusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom. New York: Public Affairs.
  • Rheingold, Howard (2003). Smart mobs: The next social revolution. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Pub.
  • Shirky, Clay (2008). Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organization Without Organizations. London: Penguin Press.


  • Chadwick, Andrew (2013). The Hybrid Media System. Politics and Power. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Flew, Terry (2008). New Media: an Introduction, 3rd edition. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Gillmor, Dan (2004). We the Media: Grassroots journalism by the people, for the people. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly.
  • Jenkins, Henry (2008). Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide. New York: NYU Press.
  • Manovich, L. (2001). The Language of New Media. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Pariser, Eli (2012). The Filter Bubble: How the New Personalized Web Is Changing What We Read and How We Think. London: Penguin Books.


  • Fielding, Nigel, Raymond, Lee & Blank, Grant (eds.)(2008). Sage Handbook of Online Research Methods. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Hand, Martin (2014). Big Data?: Qualitative Approaches to Digital Research. Print.
  • Hanneman, R. A., & Riddle, M. (2005). Introduction to social network methods. Riverside, CA: University of California, Riverside.
  • Hine, Christine (2008). “Overview: Virtual ethnography: modes, varieties, affordances.” In Handbook of Online Research Methods, edited by Nigel G. Fielding, Raymond M. Lee and Grant Blank. Thousand Oaks,CA: Sage.
  • Howard, Philip N. (2002). “Network Ethnography and the Hypermedia Organization: New Media, New Organizations,” New Methods in New Media and Society 4:550-574.
  • Kozinets, Robert V. (2010). Netnography: Doing Ethnographic Research Online. Los Angeles, Calif.: SAGE.
  • Lury, Celia & Wakeford, Nina (eds.) (2012). Inventive Methods: The Happening of the Social. New York: Routledge.
  • Michel, J.-B., Shen, Y., Aiden, A., Veres, A., Gray, M., Brockman, W., The Google Books Team, Pickett, J., Hoiberg, D., Clancy, D., Norvig, P., Orwant, J., Pinker, S., Nowak, M., Aiden, E. (2010). „Quantitative Analysis of Culture Using Millions of Digitized Books.” Science 331, 176–182
  • Murthy, Dhiraj (2008). “Digital Ethnography: An Examination of the Use of New Techologies for Social Research,” Sociology 42: 837.
  • Rogers, Richard (2013). Digital Methods. Mass: MIT Press.

Politika, hatalom

  • Benkler, Yochai (2006). The Wealth of Networks.
  • Bennett, Lance & Segerberg, Alexandra (2012). “The Logic of Connective Action: Digital Media and the Personalization of Contentious Politics,” Information, Communication & Society.
  • Castells, Manuel (2012). Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age. Cambridge: Polity.
  • Diamond, Larry Jay (2012). Liberation Technology: Social media and the struggle for democracy.  Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.
  • Howard, Philip (2010). The digital origins of dictatorship and democracy: Information technology and political Islam. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Howard, Philip & Hussain, Muzammil (2013). Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Shirky, Clay (2011). „The Political Power Of Social Media: Technology, The Public Sphere, And Political Change.” The Foreign Affairs 90 (12).


  • Amichai- Hamburger, McKenna, K. Y. A., & Tal, S. (2008). Eempowerment: Empowerment by the internet. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 1776-1789
  • Barraket, Jo, & Millsom S. Henry-Waring (2008). “Getting it on (line) Sociological Perspectives on e-dating.” Journal of Sociology 44(2):149-165.
  • Gonzales, Amy L. & Hancock, Jeffrey T. (2008).” Identity shift in computer-mediated environments.” Media Psychology, 11, 167-185.
  • Houghton, D. J., & Joinson, A. N. (2010). Privacy, social network sites, and social relations. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 28, 74-94.
  • Jamieson, Lynn (2013). “Personal Relationships, Intimacy and the Self in a Mediated and Global Digital Age” pp 13-27, In Digital Sociology: Critical Perspectives, OrtonJohnson, Kate and Nick Prior eds. New York: Palgrave.
  • Joinson, Anna-Marie, McKenna, K., Postmes, T. & Reips, U. (2010). The Oxford handbook of internet psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Vasalou, Asimina, & Joinson, Anna-Marie (2009). „Me, myself, and I: The role of interactional context on self-presentation through avatars.” Computers in Human Behavior, 25, 510-520.
  • Wellman, Barry & Haythorhwhite, Katheryne (eds.) (2002). The Internet in Everyday Life. Oxford: Blackwell.


  • Carr, Nicholas (2010). Shallows. What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains. New York: W. W. Norton.
  • Gopnik, Adam (2011). „The Information. How the Internet gets inside us.” The New Yorker 87 (1): 124-130.
  • Rheingold, Howard (2012). Net Smart: How to Thrive Online. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Shirky, Clay (2010). Cognitive Surplus: Curiosity and Generosity in a Connected Age. London: Penguin Books.